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Highlights of the Aeolian Islands

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Discover the wonders of the 7 inhabited Aeolian Islands and enjoy dipping in the surrounding crystal-clear waters during this enticing, 8-day escorted tour from Catania.
Italy
Cultural
Independent Holiday Packages

Highlights

Excursions to the seven inhabited Aeolian Islands
Viewing the magnificent volcano of Stromboli at twilight
Tasting the sweet Malvasia wine

Bathing in the sulphur mud baths of Vulcano

Unique experiences await you on the volcanic archipelago of the Tyrrhenian Sea. This escorted group tour takes you on a journey to the Aeolian Islands to witness nature’s awe-inspiring wonders. Board a hovercraft or ferry in Milazzo and set sail to the beautiful island of Lipari. Enjoy a walking tour around the town and then explore the whole island by bus. Join boat excursions to the islands of Panarea, Stromboli, Filicudi, Alicudi, Salina and Vulcano to see breathtaking views of the bay and to visit small yet charming villages, including Pollara, which was built on the remains of an ancient crater. For a bucket list-worthy experience, you can hike up a volcano to see a crater or swim in energising sulphur mud baths.

2020 Departure Dates
23 May, 6 June, 18 July, 22 August & 26 September

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Included

7-night accommodation
All meals as per itinerary
English-speaking tour guide
Transport by boats, ferries and buses
Return group transfers

Itinerary

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Day 1
Catania – Lipari

Group transfer to the Aeolian Islands. Rest of the day is at leisure.

Dinner
Day 2
Lipari

Morning walking tour through the streets of Lipari. Optional visit to the Greek Acropolis with the Archaeological Museum (extra cost). Afternoon tour of the Island by bus.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
Panarea and Stromboli
Travel by boat to Panarea and Stromboli, enjoy some free time. In the evening we will go out to sea to admire the volcanic activity by twilight before returning to Lipari.
Breakfast
Day 4
Lipari

Day at leisure.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 5
Filicudi and Alicudi

Enjoy a full day excursion by boat to Filicudi and Alicudi islands.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 6
Salina
Depart by boat for the island of Salina and enjoy a bus tour of the island. Stop in a winery for a tasting of the sweet Malvasia wine. Return to Lipari late afternoon.
Breakfast, Lunch
Day 7
Vulcano

Boat excursion to Vulcano, enjoying the day at leisure on the island.

Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8
Lipari – Catania

Group transfer to Catania Airport.

Breakfast

Additional information

Official language
Italian
Currency
EURO
7 nights
from AUD1,776
per person, twin share
Italy
Catania
Cultural
Independent Holiday Packages
23 May - 26 September 2020

Important notes

  • This itinerary is a guideline only and is subject to change without prior notice.
  • Shorter itineraries are available. Contact us for details.

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